Translation of captor in Spanish:


captor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkæptər/ /ˈkæpˌtɔr/ /ˈkaptə/


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    (of person)
    captor masculine
    captora feminine
    it barked at its captors les ladró a los que lo capturaron
    • This seemed to catch their captor by surprise, but he quickly regained his composure.
    • Many of the orange jumpsuit-clad detainees fight their captors at every opportunity.
    • I only hope he can escape his captors so that we can remember his further exploits.
    • Fighting in both world wars, she battled on after being injured by a bomb and even escaped from her German captors.
    • The woman managed to escape when her captor was distracted and spent more than four hours hiding in scrub as he searched for her with a torch and dog.
    • Again, during the journey, my mind turned to the movies, and how to escape your captor, should the need arise.
    • You want to win the respect of your captors, so they drop their guard.
    • The result is that the detainees are exploiting this asymmetry to run rings round their captors.
    • Acting on instinct, Mac threw back her fist and caught her captor right in the nose.
    • One of the first to try and escape amid the explosions and gun fire, her captors had turned their guns on her and cut her down as she fled.
    • It seemed so easy to just escape from her captors, more so than any previous attempt at her imprisoning.
    • Spectacularly, he is thrown by his captors over the side of the bridge and caught to dangle on his ropes and chains in mid air.
    • The children escaped from their captors and returned home some months later.
    • It was impossible for her to escape from her captor, who seemed to have arms made of steel.
    • I only hope that wherever it is now, if it is caught again, that the captor gives it its freedom.
    • After some hours, his captors relaxed and said that he would be released in the morning.
    • More than 30 of them have been killed by their captors, but several have been released or have managed to escape.
    • Some, it is understood, rose up against their captors in a desperate attempt to prevent the threatened carnage.
    • He frustrated and defied them at every turn and encouraged other captors to do the same.
    • A new video shows what captors claim to be an American man with his hands behind his back.